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China's rise, Taiwan's dilemmas, and international peace / edited by Edward Friedman.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (281 p.)
Series:
Politics in Asia series.
Politics in Asia series
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Subjects:
Chinese reunification question, 1949-.
Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan.
Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- 1945-.
China -- Foreign relations -- 1976-.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 2000-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
If we are to believe the media then a war between China and Taiwan is inevitable. Incorporating interviews, archives and original research, this book examines the troubled relationship between China, Taiwan and the US, bringing Taiwanese views on identity politics to the forefront of the discussion. Centering on the primary issues facing Taiwan, China and the US, the book analyzes Taiwan's need to prevent China's rule suffocating their cherished democracy. It questions whether China will pursue military force to achieve political and economic dominance over Taiwan, and how the US pro
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Tables; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Taiwanese nationalism and the "unforgettable others"; 2 The political-economic paradox and Beijing's strategic options; 3 China isolates Taiwan; 4 The high cost of excluding Taiwan from the WHO; 5 One China, diplomatic isolation and a separate Taiwan; 6 Civil society, grassroots aspirations and diplomatic isolation; 7 Taiwan adapts to the network society; 8 Taiwan's participation in international organizations; 9 Taiwan's bid for UN membership
10 Taiwan's Asia-Pacificgeo strategic value11 China's dilemma on using military force; 12 Marginalizing Taiwan weakens mainland security; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
First published 2005 by Routledge. Abingdon Oxon.
Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge.
Contributor:
Friedman, Edward, 1937-
ISBN:
1-134-00340-4
1-280-37408-X
9786610374083
0-203-09984-2
OCLC:
299571276
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203099841 doi